We could all be stopped in the run up to Christmas, and what happens next could determine whether or not you spend the next few hours in a cell, and ultimately, whether you lose your driving licence. What are your rights? What are you compelled to do? How can you avoid being arrested? This article seeks to help address all of these questions.
The Christmas drink and drug drive campaign in North Wales heralds a 50% increase in drug drivers compared to 2017. In North Wales more people tested positive for drugs than alcohol. Officers made 84 drug drive arrests, a 50% increase on the same period in 2017, and 83 drink drive arrests during the same period.